Found growing in Live Rock

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    Reefster

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    I just noticed this growing in some live rock that has been in my tank for about 8 weeks. It is about 1" long. I cannot see the base of it.

    Sorry, but not a good picture, but best i could do at the time.

    Any ideas?
     

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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    Aptasia is what it looks like to me.
     
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    same here bro that's what it looks like to me as well
     
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    ouch. just googled and those things sound nasty. what is best method to get rid of them? read about injecting with lemon juice - good idea?? fresh or bottle matter?
     
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    You can try that, or Aptasia X. Peppermint shrimp are known to eat them too.
     
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    Aptasia X is good.
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    I'm not sure if that one is too big for a pep shrimp though...maybe the pic makes it look bigger than it is? But Aiptasia X or Joe's Juice would work.
     
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    I would recomend Aptasia X, I use it everytime I find one and it works great.

    Pep Shrimp work well also but they attack it slowly witch may lead to it being able to spread in rare cases.
     
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